"The corporate world is realizing that representative democracy is good for business and, conversely, that the upending of the democratic process is bad for business." -Amelia Ahl
Competition makes up the foundation of American innovation as it creates dynamic markets driven to find the best solution. Competition promotes productivity and prosperity because it invests in rewarding new ideas, products, and services. When concentrated wealth is able to manipulate regulation through government interference, it undermines competition, the free marketplace of ideas, and the resilience and vibrancy of our economy.
Voices for Competition
"The question is, do you want rules that favor the weak competitors? And that’s generally what … lobbying efforts are about. The strong competitors do not have to undermine regulation; the weak competitors do."
Futurist, business strategist and author PETER SCHWARTZ
"No one should have to spend to be heard by their elected representatives; that is a constitutional right. Companies should not have to thread the needle between spending to stay alive in Washington and being able to hold their heads up with employees, customers shareholders, or activists."
ELIZABETH DOTY, founder of Leadership Momentum and American Promise Advisory Council Member
"What you could see was that a small number of companies could make what to them was a modest investment of a few tens of millions of dollars to achieve many hundreds of millions of dollars a year in direct economic benefit by not having to pay patent holders for the use of their inventions."
Retired Patent Attorney RON EPSTEIN (right)